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Wildlife trade an unchangeable Asian tradition? Think again

Last Thursday (October 17) saw a live debate in London organised by EarthWatch Institute as to whether the time was right to consider a legal trade of some endangered wildlife products such as ivory, rhino horn or tiger skins and parts. During the event, one of the pro-trade panelists, Kirsten Conrad, suggested that demand from […]

Celebrities earn their stripes at tiger night

Big names attending fundraising Gala in aid of wild tigers   CELEBRITIES from the worlds of drama, comedy, conservation, television, sport, fashion and journalism will be burning bright at the year’s most exotic fundraising event for wild tiger conservation on Thursday (March 3). Joanna Lumley, Bill Bailey, Bill Oddie, Nicholas Parsons, Jimmy Greaves, Ronni Ancona […]

Hopes and fears – tigers wait for help, but for how long?

ST PETERSBURG: Amid growing apprehension, conservationists at the International Tiger Forum are still awaiting a sign that governments are willing to turn words into action to save the world’s 3,200 remaining wild tigers from possible extinction. Three of the UK’s leading wildlife groups – the Born Free Foundation, Environmental Investigation Agency and WildAid – fear […]